Tag Archives: Discovery Educator Network (DEN)

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Our 2012 STARS!

Our 2012 STARS!

Welcome 2012 Louisiana STARS to the DEN Community. We look forward to collaborating with you! Amy Ard Alice Aud Renisha Beaudoin Karen Berlin Karla Cooper Christina Gantt Debra Hale Jackie Jenkins Pierre LaCaze Jessica Landry Sue Ottesen Carol Passmore Tammie Santos Rae Self Emily Swenson Madison Wise

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National Digital Education Perspective Webinar

State and National Perspectives on the Digital Transformation of Education: A Conversation with Gov. Bev Perdue and Gov. Bob Wise   Wednesday September 26th 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET) I received this invitation through  The Alliance for Excellent Education.  This Webinar is being sponsored by both the Alliance and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  Because we

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50,000 Strong and Growing

On Friday, we hit the 50,000 follower number on our Discovery Education Twitter account.  That’s right, 50,000!  Thanks so much for supporting the Discovery Education Network.   Thanks to Angelica Townsend for putting together this incredible video.  Angelica is a Discovery Education intern working with Steve Dembo.

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Back to School with the DEN & PhotoPeach

It’s August and August brings a range of emotions for those in education.  Educators across the country are getting that strange feeling in their stomach this time of year.  For some, it’s an eager feeling of excitement because the new school year is starting.  For others, it’s a different feeling because their summer break is

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Patti Duncan: Notebooks & Journals in the Media-Rich Classroom at #DENSI2012

Pennsylvania’s own Patti Duncan believes today’s student learns best when exposed to multiple modes of text. Helping them get all of the information they need from videos, images, reading passages, songs and interactive experiences can be a daunting task. Interactive notebooks, graphic organizers and reflective journals help them make the connections necessary to succeed. Get

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Kyle Schutt: Spelunking for Resources ~ Free Tools from Discovery Education at #DENSI2012

Kyle Schutt is part of the Discovery Team and part of what he does is let us know Discovery does. And that’s A LOT. How would you even know some of these things are there? That’s Kyle’s job. His resources can be found by clicking here. This presentation is about the gems of DE, and

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Paul Andersen: Reflecting on the Classroom Game Design at #DENSI2012

Day 2 of LiveStream-ing from Bozeman, MT at the DENSI 2012 Summer Institute begins with a keynote from Paul Andersen. For those of attending virtually, a special shout out to Steve Dembo, aka Teach42, for streaming all day from sessions in Ballroom A. Thanks, Steve! A very special thank you to Peggy George for providing

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Hall Davidson: Totally Fake Ways to Blow Your Kids’ Minds with an iPad at #DENSI2012

As mobiles like the iPad developed great apps for cameras, microphones, sensors, images, an imagination, there is a lurking potential for playfulness. Can iPads really see through the human body, X-ray inanimate objects, see through metal, detect emotions, and print out rocks? It appears that they can — or you can certainly make it seem

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Ginny Washburne: Brain-Friendly Learning at #DENSI2012

What does the latest brain research reveal about teaching and learning? Ginny Washburne will present the latest in neuroscience and explore how implementing a few simple brain friendly teaching strategies can assist in fostering a successful learning environment. Ginny’s goal is discussion, so our virtual audience will use the chat feature on LiveStream. Our session’s

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